Videos

A collection of videos of public lectures given by scientists and scholars at the Institute for Advanced Study, as well as material that provides additional context about our distinct environment and mission. A complete resource of IAS videos is available at this portal and on our YouTube channel. 

On Sunday, October 8, 2017, the Institute hosted a gathering in remembrance of Vladimir Voevodsky, Professor in the School of Mathematics. Friends, family, and the Institute...

Robbert Dijkgraaf, Director and Leon Levy Professor, gives a talk to incoming scholars on the history and mission of the Institute during Welcome Day on September 25, 2017. 

PiTP 2017, titled "Particle Physics at the LHC and Beyond," took place from July 17 to July 28, 2017, and covered topics ranging from experimental results in particle physics to prospects for physics beyond the standard model. ...

In this public lecture, Thomas Piketty, Professor at École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris (EHESS) and the École d’économie de Paris/Paris School of Economics, presents new findings and reflections on global inequality dynamics as...

In this public lecture, held at the Institute on May 5, 2017,  Yve-Alain Bois, Professor in the School of Historical Studies, focuses on Matisse's use of the bamboo stick in large-scale works and the bodily conception of scale it entails. In a...

In this public lecture, hosted by the Institute on April 28, Jacco Dieleman, Member (2016) in the School of Historical Studies, Associate Professor of Egyptology at the University of California, Los Angeles...

At a ceremony and discussion hosted by the Institute on April 19, the Social Science Research Council presented the 2016 Albert O. Hirschman Prize, the organization's highest honor, to Amartya Sen, Thomas W. Lamont University Professor and...

In this video, Columba Stewart, George William Cottrell, Jr. Member (2016–17) in the School of Historical Studies, a Benedictine monk, and Executive Director of the Hill Museum & Manuscript Library,...

On March 13, the Institute celebrated the publication of The Usefulness of Useless Knowledge (Princeton University Press), which features IAS Founding Director...

The difference a year at the Institute can make. In 2012–13, Lucas Bessire and Laurence Ralph met while Members in the School of Social Science. Working closely with...

Latin America’s move in recent decades to greater levels of democracy and economic development are undermined by weak institutions, corruption, and the lure of populism. While it is a zone of peace with no international hostilities or

...

In this video, Robert E. Lerner, Professor Emeritus of History at Northwestern University and former Member in the School of Historical Studies, ...